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wheatstone's bridge

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See under bridge.
  • n. a device for the measurement of resistances, so called because the balance between the resistances to be measured is indicated by the absence of a current in a certain wire forming a bridge or connection between two points of the apparatus; -- invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone.

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